Technology for the C-suite has been saved
Technology for the C-suite
Driving competitive advantage in investment management
Leadership takes foresight to make bold decisions. In the past, investment management Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) confidently dictated their firm vision, tapping deep experience earned as investment or distribution leaders. The disruptive speed and impact of data and technology, however, challenges today’s executives. CEOs are beset with ballooning technology costs, an explosion of new applications and data sets, and a shortage of internal expertise.
Asset management is in its adolescence when faced with how to unlock the transformative potential of data and technology. The industry spends US$51 billion annually on data and technology. But firms are assembling a range of technological capabilities that lack a cohesive recipe. As technology moves to the core of the business, asset management CEOs must evolve and set a clear vision for how data and technology will drive competitive advantage. Those who have the road map and skills to act will leapfrog the competition.
This article aims to demystify the essential ingredients for success, working from the top down to link technology capabilities with firm business objectives.
Performance magazine issue 34, January 2021
Performance is a triannual digest, dedicated to investment management professionals, which brings you the latest articles, news and market developments from Deloitte’s professionals and clients.